Category Archives: Sharp practice

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories, 3 (Barrel Dregs)

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories, 3 (Barrel Dregs) Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and demand. Barrel-Dregs has been run for… Read More »

Stocktakers are they an Asset or Liability? Barrel-Dregs (347)

STOCKTAKERS-  When they can be an Asset or sometimes, through their errors, a Liability? Stocktakers are they of  value? I have detected a serious issue relating to the use of professional stocktakers that needs to be aired. While many publicans may baulk at the cost of a regular stocktaking exercise, its value could be to:… Read More »

The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation

 The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation The Judge exposed the total inadequacy of the use and misuse of Comparables as a method of rental valuation. If anyone is having a rental revaluation, Comparables will doubtless come into the equation, because of the ease that convenient information of… Read More »

Brulines flow recording System (Barrel Dregs)

Brulines flow recording System (Barrel Dregs) Please note some of us are doing our best to help all the struggling licensees and if we can make it better and prosperous we will be delighted. Having read and listened to the Select Committee Enquiry into Pub Co’s. One issue that has raised it’s head is Brulines.… Read More »

Officious Power Companies (N Power) and ineffective Ombudsmen, Barrel Dregs

Officious Power Companies (N Power) and ineffective Ombudsmen   About seven years ago I bought another freehouse in Taunton, in need of restoration as usual and a good uplift. I took on a young chef who had recently left another pub on the outskirts of Taunton which had changed hands a couple of months after… Read More »